Injunction Granted To Google Against Mississippi AG Vacated By 5th Circuit

Mealey's (April 12, 2016, 12:54 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Although a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 8 found that a trial court had jurisdiction to hear a declaratory lawsuit brought by Google Inc. against Mississippi Attorney General (AG) Jim Hood related to his investigation of Google’s possible liability for illegal third-party content found via its search engine, the panel ruled that the lower court erred in issuing a preliminary injunction against the AG because there is no “imminent, non-speculative irreparable injury” (Google Inc. v. James M. Hood, No....
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